The long lent fasting, which lasted for about two months, came to an end with the celebration of Easter. The couple of months that follow are filled with weddings and huge gatherings for various types of celebrations.
As Ethiopia enters its fourth week of lockdown, many businesses have been closed down, or are working at a slower pace. The state of emergency has also put forward requirements that make continuing business as usual challenging.
The Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic has changed the day to day life and activities of people drastically. Work, school and social life is not the same any longer. The lockdown does not seem to be ending anytime soon and people are trying to cope with the current situation.
Music is part of the thriving creative industry that can contribute to the economic value as well as build a positive image. In Ethiopia there are many iconic artistes that have gained global acclaim and behind those artistes are unrecognized hardworking music managers.
Ethiopia is a unique land with a long history. As being one of the few lands that has its own alphabet, people forgot how unique it is. According to sources, Ethiopia is the only country in Africa with its own distinct alphabet, which uses the system of Abugida.
When people talk about the famous Victory of the Battle of Adwa, the first person that comes to mind is Emperor Menelik II. Generally, when people talk about wars and soldiers anywhere in the world, what comes to mind first is men. But how about women? What role do they play during wars and what was their role during the battle of Adwa?